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Behind every NASCAR driver, there's a support team.

Former NASCAR Camping World Truck Series champion Austin Dillon will fill in for Brennan Newberry this weekend at Chicagoland Speedway.

Newberry, 23, normally pilots the No. 24 NTS Motorsports Chevy but is under the weather. He is 18th in the standings.

Dillon currently drives in the Nationwide Series for Richard Childress Racing. He is second in the standings. Dillon, who won the 2011 Truck title, has 11 Sprint Cup starts. His best finish was 11th at Michigan in June.
 

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